Oh David - I adore this one (once again!) Her skintone is like honey and the light (aka...the PERFECT shadows ) between her thighs - SO well caught! This is gorgeous - there is a softness and gentleness to her eyes, her pose. She looks all relaxed, trusting and beautiful ( a tad bit like a gorgeous concubine who controls the scenery with just a glance and would do anything, because she loves to/trusts to let go and fall completely...) I cannot get enough of the beauty in this, truly! Thank you, thank you, thank you David - for the shadows, for the sparks, for the lightness, the softness - the flambodeant passion and the utter calmness :-*
Would have been nice if she would have had some pubic hair... Her mid section looks a little naked (no pun intended)/ bare (again)/ empty... A little hair would have REALLY filled it out and this would seriously feel like a very nicely finished and complete piece as a result.
Still yet, this bondage shot seems to possess a raw, natural, realistic feel to it that I haven't seen yet with any particular bondage shots that I can recall on here. It feels oddly still-life/ real, almost looks like a painting though too... I think it's the lighting style, or post-shot editing/ "retouching"...
Again, could have used some hair, maybe a bit better lighting/ definition/ pose/ clarity of the legs, and could have done without the piercings... Personally. But I still think this is an exceptional shot.... Given it's oddly unique feel, that I seem to find/ get from it/ in my opinion.
I am not singling anyone out, but this is a reflection of what happens when emphasis is placed on materialism & self gratification . As in Germany 1940 Narcissism took hold by Nazis third Reich . Almost caused a monster dictator to dominate the world. It is a sad reflection when the internet makes it readily available to young impressionable minds. Makes the human species look backward and unable to rise above its base instincts to the higher self. There are consequences & retribution is to the whole human species. We all have a responsibility .
The photography is placed into the fetish portraits category. The photo is doing exactly what it's supposed to do- be a fetish portrait. That's the "meaning" of the photo and it is well-executed. This isn't meant to be an artistic nude and it's not in that category.
Yup, I noticed the bondage and the boobs. I also noticed the pose, the relaxed expression, the lighting, the natural tones of skin and hair, the intricacy of the shibari knots, and the distinct lack of genitals by use of position and shadows. Maybe, just maybe, the image is meant to show the supple beauty of the model, and the talent of the photographer and the rope artist.